Composer: Michael Joncas

Michael Joncas is a liturgical composer, author, speaker, and professor who is perhaps best known for his song "On Eagle's Wings." He graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in English from the University of St. Thomas and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a master's degree in theology and liturgical studies. Michael also graduated summa cum laude with degrees in liturgical studies from Pontificio Istituto Liturgico of the Ateneo Sant'Anselmo. From 1980 to 1984, he was associate pastor with Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish in Maplewood, Minnesota. Following that assignment, he was campus minister and education director for the Newman Center at the University of Minnesota from 198… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Michael Joncas (1979)
Meter: Irregular with refrain
Key: D Major
Copyright: © 1979, 1989, New Dawn Music. All rights reserved.


On Eagle's Wings

And God will raise you up on eagle's wings,
bear you on the breath of dawn,
make you to shine like the sun,
and hold you in the palm of God's hand.

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